A Mughal Fantasy
( 4.8 )
Hindi. Residents also speak Urdu and Punjabi.
1 Days
November to March
Agra Airport
31℃ to 43℃

Agra Tourism

Located on the banks of River Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is one of the major tourist destinations in the world, famous for its Medieval Mughal Buildings. Often known as the Taj city, Agra has 3 UNESCO world heritage sites and over 50 most popular tourist spots in the world. Agra is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture finesse. A perfect blend of Indo- Islamic architecture, the buildings in the city exhibit an exuberant craftsmanship and perfection shedding light on the grandeur of the Mughal era.

Included in the Golden Triangle of Indian tourism, known as the city of Taj Mahal with its rich history and cultural backdrop, Agra is considered as the lifeline of Indian Tourism. The Golden Age of the city began with the Mughals. Then known as Akbarabad, the city remained capital of the Mughal Empire up until the capital was shifted to New Delhi. The city has witnessed the Reign of 3 mighty Mughal emperors: Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan, all of them making excellent contributions to develop the city. This city is an excellent destination for the art lovers, history geeks, architecture enthusiasts and photographers.

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The Major tourist spots in Agra include the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO world heritage sites. Along with these monuments and palaces, the rich history and heritage, the city is famous for its shopping streets and excellent cuisine.

Agra Itinerary

Day1:
-    Taj Mahal (best at dawn and dusk)
-    Agra Fort
-    Itimad – Ud – daulah
-    Akbar’s Tomb
-    Mehtab Gardens


Day 2:
-    Fatehpur Sikri
-    Shopping.

Local Cuisine
Agra, apart from being famous for its monuments, is acknowledged for its exuberant local cuisine. It has one of the best street food serving spots in the country.

1.    Petha
Agra pethas are something which people of Agra die for. Petha comes in wide varieties and tastes ranging from Paan to Kesar.
2.    Paratha
Agra is famous for its Mughlai Cuisine, and hence you would get the best parathas served here.
3.    Mughlai Cuisine.
This is the trademark of Agra. With a vast number of dishes, this is considered as a souvenir from the Mughal era.
4.    Shawarma
Served with green and white mint sauces, the chicken filled roll with thick coats of mayonnaise, the Shawarma is a delight Agra has to offer.
5.    Tandoori Chicken
Like Hyderabad is famous for its Biriyani, Agra is famous for its mouth-watering Tandoori Chicken served with green mint chutney.

 

Drink and Dine

1.The Global Savour Restaurant

2. Good Vibes Cafe

3. MoMo Cafe

4. Tea'se Me

5. ITC Mughal Taj Bano

6. Peshwari

7. Bamboo Cafe

8. Bon Barbecue Restaurant

9. The Chef's Club

10. Bob Marley Restaurant.

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